Today's City Moves cover professional services, real estate and events. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
Vis Raghavan has been promoted to the role of chief executive of Europe, Middle East and Africa. As deputy chief executive of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Vis has been dedicated to serving clients and colleagues every day while also upholding the firm’s governance in the region. In this role, he will be responsible for coordination across all of the firm’s lines of business in EMEA. Vis also will become chief executive of JP Morgan Securities. Vis has successfully grown JP Morgan’s EMEA banking franchise for the past five years. He will continue his role as head of this business. Vis is also a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. In 2016, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science by Aston University.
CBRE, the world’s leading real estate advisor, has appointed Sian Doyle as head of UK business development for its retail advisory and transaction (A&T) business. Sian joins from EE, the UK’s largest 4G network, where she was director of retail and responsible for leading and developing a retail team of over 3,500 employess across 583 stores in the UK. With a successful career in the retail and telecommunications sector spanning more than 25 years, Sian’s extensive retail experience will strengthen CBRE’s growing retail advisory and transaction business and extend its client reach across the retail sector. Sian will be responsible for developing CBRE’s property outsourcing offer for a wide range of clients across the retail sector. She previously spent six years in North America as senior vice president of retail for Comcast, the American global telecommunications company.
UBM, the largest pure-play B2B events organiser, has appointed Lucy Dimes as chief executive of UBM Europe, Middle East and Africa. Lucy will take up her position on 16 October and will join the executive committee. Lucy brings a strong track record of growing businesses by focusing on meeting the needs of customers in innovative ways. Most recently, she was chief executive of Fujitsu in the UK & Ireland. She has held numerous leading positions at BT, including global vice president and managing director of the BT/HP Strategic Alliance, and was instrumental in driving the strategic transformation in UK & Ireland for Alcatel-Lucent. At Equiniti she was responsible for driving digital innovation and operational transformation prior to their flotation. Lucy also served as an Independent non-executive director of Berendsen.
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